What the candidates think about inheritance tax

The presidential candidates have the following views on the estate tax (inheritance tax):


Hillary Clinton- $3.5 million exclusion amount per person, but keep the tax

Barack Obama – wants to keep the tax and to put the exclusion high enough so no family business has to be sold to pay the tax. No specific amount mentioned.


Mitt Romney – Eliminate the tax

John McCain – $10 million exclusion, but keep the tax

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